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Gas Related Fire Seriously Injuries Arlington Firefighter

April 16, 2018 - 6:12am
. The gas line was damaged when workers were clearing asphalt. The fire started as excess water was being pumped out to fix the gas line.

Chemical spill reported in Kanawha County

April 14, 2018 - 7:01pm
immediately stopped. No one was hurt. Investigators checked around the area around the plant, ran testing and say the chemical didn't make

Eastern Aluminum Supply Fire

April 14, 2018 - 8:04am
Fire destroys a Goldsboro business. Eastern Aluminum Supply Co. went up in flames Friday afternoon. The Goldsboro Fire Department and other

Crews battle wind, fire at Phoenix transmission shop

April 12, 2018 - 6:32pm
separate portions of this back lot. We've got cars, scrap metals, flammable liquids.. it's just one of those fires that every time you turn

Firefighters have fire contained at ethanol facility

April 12, 2018 - 5:43pm
from Marysville and Kimball Township are at a fire inside the Marysville Ethanol facility on Busha Highway. Marysville Fire Capt. Ben

Three injured in explosion at 3M

April 12, 2018 - 3:32pm
cleared to work with the injured upon arrival. Three people were hurt — two with minor injuries, one with serious injuries. At least one

Chemical Leak Injures Water Workers

April 12, 2018 - 4:43am
Two water plant employees sustained injuries last week due to a chemical leak. After firefighters responded to the incident at Middletown

Explosion in southwestern Idaho leaves 4 with minor injuries

April 11, 2018 - 6:15pm
have asked the public to avoid the area due to a possible hazardous material situation, and the Boise Police Department Bomb Squad has

Fire Breaks Out at Houston Chemical Plant

April 11, 2018 - 1:19pm
and hydrocarbons, which is a petroleum product, company officials said. The all clear alarm sounded at 8:40 p.m. There were no injuries in

Fire at Rich Earth Institute

April 10, 2018 - 9:21pm
Earth Institute, an organization that studies urine's benefit as a fertilizer, had a basement fire. Brattleboro Fire Chief Michael Bucossi

Crews working hazmat situation near La Junta water treatment plant

April 10, 2018 - 7:12pm
LA JUNTA, Colo. - The Colorado State Patrol Hazardous Materials team is working an incident at the La Junta water treatment plant, and part

Shelby County building fire ruled an accident

April 10, 2018 - 5:48pm
outside of the building. O'Connell reported that one man was injured when an acetylene tank on a welder blew up. The building was 4,000

Ammonia Leak Closes Denver Fish Shop, Evacuates Neighborhood

April 10, 2018 - 4:40pm
DENVER, CO -- Toxic ammonia vapors from a leak at a Denver business had the Denver Fire Department evacuating nearby neighbors Tuesday

Fire & Explosion at Recycling Business

April 10, 2018 - 7:41am
above ground fuel tank, and a large explosion occurred. It was confined to an outdoor building and fortunately there were no injuries.

Gas leak source must be identified

April 10, 2018 - 5:45am
There is apparently an old gas well in the area from the early 1920s but the scientific investigation shows that the gas has been processed,

Fire damages equipment at Corona manufacturing facility

April 9, 2018 - 5:34pm
of several owned and operated by RW Lyall, which manufactures oil and gas distribution lines, fittings, valves, meters and other products.

Firefighters respond to reported explosion at White County Transfer Station

April 9, 2018 - 4:41pm
and no injuries. “White County firefighters highly recommend that you use up an entire can or container of paint thinner or other solvent,

Chlorine leak reported at North Meridian Water Plant

April 9, 2018 - 9:43am
Water Plant, on 48th Place, for a reported chlorine leak around 8:15 a.m. No injuries have been reported but Metro Ambulance has been asked

Recycling Plant Fire In Bridgeport

April 7, 2018 - 1:30pm
time and no injuries are reported. Emergency crews blocked off the surrounding area to prevent exposure to potentially hazardous materials.

Chemical plant catches fire in SE Houston

April 6, 2018 - 7:18pm
HOUSTON - A chemical plant caught fire Friday in southeast Houston. There is no word on injuries or what caused the fire at the TPC Group